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C2E2 After Dark

Want to keep the party going all night long? There’s a ton to do after the lights go down at C2E2. Whether you geek out over movies, wrestling, comic books, cosplay, or just having a few drinks with some friends – we’re planning an incredible selection of after-hours events tailored to you, the fans!

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83 Weeks

C2E2 After Dark Presents: What Happened in 83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff and Tony Schiavone

Friday, March 22
8:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Tickets on sale now starting at $39

C2E2 After Dark Presents: Animaniacs in Concert!

Thursday, March 21
8:00 PM

Tickets on sale now starting at $39

March 22-24, 2019
South Building @ McCormick Place

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10 years of C2E2

Hop into our TARDIS, hitch a ride in our DeLorean, and grab your Time Turner as we travel back through 10 glorious and epic years of C2E2. We’ve created an awesome time capsule of sorts, that’s chock-full of previous guests, old show posters, and stats on our Charity Art Auction which benefits St. Jude. Take a tour through the annals of time and space, through 10 years of Chicago’s home of pop culture, C2E2!

Celebrate history. Celebrate 10 years of C2E2!
Cosplay Contest Seating Process

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A seat reservation is required to get into the C2E2 Crown Championships of Cosplay, presented by SINGER.

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One weekend a year isn’t enough .

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Introducing the Chicago S.T.A.R.S.

In honor of our 10th Edition, we’ve teamed up with Chicago-based artist Ryan Browne [God Hates Astronauts, Curse Words] to bring you a biweekly comic strip starring C2E2’s Official Mascots, the Chicago S.T.A.R.S. Who says hot dogs can’t fly??

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